Everything you need to know about North Tripura: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about North Tripura: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Agartala, May 3 (IANS) Cyclonic storms accompanied by lightning continue to create havoc in Tripura, killing three more people Wednesday, taking the death toll to 15, an official said here Thursday.
Pyongyang, May 3 (ANI): North Korea has stockpiled enough uranium for six nuclear bombs, an expert has warned.
Washington, May 3 (ANI): The United Nations Security Council has imposed sanctions on three significant North Korean state-owned companies over the country's failed rocket launch last month.
Los Angeles, May 3 (IANS/EFE) Pop idol Enrique Iglesias returns to his native Madrid to offer his first concert in Spain in more than a decade, an event to which he is going after "two weeks without sleeping", he said.
Berlin, May 2(ANI): A group of radical Muslims, also referred to as Salafist jihadists, attacked police in the German city of Solingen on Tuesday during a far-right rally, which displayed anti-Islamic cartoons.
Agartala, May 2 (IANS) The US consulate holding an educational festival without the Tripura government's permission has alarmed the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M).
Los Angeles, May 2 (IANS) Spanish Singer Julio Iglesias's eldest daughter Chabeli gave birth to her second child, Sofia, but he knew nothing about the new addition in the family.
Washington, May 1 (ANI): US President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda have warned North Korea that its 'old pattern of provocation' has now ended.
Wellington, May 1 (ANI): A US man has filed suit against BMW, claiming that the 'ridge like' seat gave him long lasting erections.
Islamabad, May 1 (ANI): Pakistan has summoned a senior U.S. diplomat to lodge a formal protest over the recent drone attack in North Waziristan Agency, igniting fresh tensions between the two countries.
Agartala, May 1 (IANS) A farmer was killed and 175 injured in Tripura when a tornado, accompanied by rain and hailstorm, hit the state, destroying more than 1,000 houses, uprooting trees and disrupting communication, officials said Tuesday.
Islamabad, Apr 30 (ANI): A fresh drone strike by the Central Investigation Agency in Pakistan's North Waziristan Agency have drawn speculations of a set back in vital negotiations between the already strenuous U.S.-Pak relationship.
Pyongyang, Apr 30 (ANI): The United States has reportedly warned its allies that North Korea is building up to carrying out a nuclear test this week.
Agartala, April 30 (IANS) Law and order and corruption would be the two major poll planks of the Congress during assembly elections next year in the three northeastern states of Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland, a party leader said here Monday, expressing confidence in the party's victory.
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Marvel's epic superhero super-group flick 'The Avengers Assemble' recorded the third highest opening of all time in the UK on Thursday, according to The Nme.
Tehran, Apr 29 (Xinhua-ANI): Iran has found a new natural gas field in the country's southwestern province of Khuzestan which is estimated to contain reserves as much as the South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf, the semi-official Mehr news agency reported on Sunday.
Tehran, April 29 (IANS) Iran has discovered a major gas field, a media report said Sunday.
Agartala, April 29 (IANS) At least three people, including a boy, have been killed in rainstorms ravaging parts of Tripura since Saturday, an official said here Sunday.
Beijing, April 29 (IANS) China has launched a tourist train connecting the country's northeastern Tumen county and the picturesque Chilbo mountain in neighbouring North Korea.
Agartala, April 28 (IANS) A manhunt continued Saturday to nab the Tripura State Rifles (TSR) trooper who allegedly killed five of his family members, including his wife, Friday following a family dispute, police said.
Agartala, April 27 (IANS) A Tripura State Rifles (TSR) trooper Friday gunned down five of his family members, including his wife and two other women, following a family dispute, police said.
London, April 27 (IANS) An American woman was banned from Facebook after she posted photos of her son affected with Down's syndrome. The social network, which termed the pictures "inappropriate", has now apologised.
Agartala, April 27 (IANS) Man-made obstacles and bureaucratic hassles are major hurdles in fostering relations between India and Bangladesh leading to distrust, underdevelopment and non-execution of a range of bilateral issues, international experts said here Friday.
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian was Friday sentenced by a court to 19 years in jail over a market bombing in 2010 that killed 19 people.
London, Apr 27 (ANI): An average person will fall in love four times in their life, a new study has revealed.
Kanchanpur (Tripura), April 27 (IANS) The much-awaited repatriation of Reang tribal refugees from Tripura to Mizoram has failed to kick off yet again as they are unwilling to return to their villages without a written agreement and arrangements for their security, officials here say.
Kanchanpur (Tripura), April 26 (IANS) The much-awaited repatriation of tribal refugees from Tripura to Mizoram did not start Thursday as the inmates are unwilling to return to their villages without a written agreement and arrangements for their security, officials here said.
Pyongyang, April 25 (IANS) North Korea Wednesday marked the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army (KPA), Xinhua reported.
Pyongyang, Apr 25 (ANI): North Korea has almost completed preparations for a third nuclear test after it failed to launch long-range missile last month, according to a report.
Kanchanpur (Tripura), April 25 (IANS) The much-awaited repatriation of Reang tribal refugees from Tripura to adjoining Mizoram is set to resume Thursday, but there is still uncertainty over whether all the migrants in six camps will return home, officials said Wednesday.
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney is in full general election mode, having won primaries in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvania and New York.
Moscow, April 24 (IANS) Russia's military leadership has for the first time acknowledged a nuclear threat from Iran and North Korea.
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday announced bye-polls for 27 seats in eight states to be held June 12.
Agartala, April 24 (IANS) The US wants better trade and economic relations between India and Bangladesh through the northeastern region which has "huge scope of progress in future", an American official said here Tuesday.
Agartala, April 24 (IANS) State-owned ONGC-Videsh will go ahead with the exploration of oil in the South China Sea despite China's objections, a top company official said here Tuesday.
Los Angeles, April 23 (IANS) Actor Zac Efron is thankful that he clicked well with his on-screen girlfriend Taylor Schilling in "The Lucky One", and says he learnt a lot from during the movie's shooting.
Pyongyang, April 23 (IANS) North Korea has threatened to launch 'special operations' against South Korea's president, the official KCNA news agency said Monday.
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Tripura will launch a disaster management programme in its schools to enhance the state's preparedness in an event of a natural calamity striking it, an official said here Monday.
Pretoria, Apr 23 (ANI): South Africa's Deputy Minister of Police has compared former president Nelson Mandela to deceased North Korean leader Kim Il Sung.
Houston (US), April 22 (Xinhua-ANI): Chinese film and TV makers won a number of top prizes at the 45th Houston International Film Festival here on Saturday.
Agartala, April 22 (IANS) To deal with the huge backlog of pending cases related to land, revenue and insurance, the Tripura government held Lok Adalats and resolved 640 of the 800 cases, an official said here Sunday.
Agartala, April 22 (IANS) Timely vaccination of birds and animals, access to standard laboratories and maintaining bio-security are among the measures required to curb the sporadic outbreak of bird flu in India's northeast, says a team of international and Indian experts touring the region.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Achanta Sharath Kamal failed to seal the fifth qualifying spot at the ongoing Asian Olympic Qualification Table Tennis Tournament in Hong Kong, when he lost to Kim Song Nam of North Korea, 2-4 (12-10, 9-11, 9-11, 11-6, 8-11, 8-1) Saturday.
Agartala, April 21 (IANS) Three-time legislator Sudip Roy Barman has been named the chief of the Congress's Tripura state unit, sources said here Saturday. The new leader immediately vowed to oust the ruling Left Front from power.
Moscow, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea will continue satellite launches for peaceful purposes, an official said a week after a failed launch.
Agartala, April 20 (IANS) A quarrel over family matters led two youths to axe their father to death in Tripura, police said here Friday.
Peshawar, Apr 20(ANI): At least eight people have been killed in intense clashes between the Haqqani Network and the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan in North Waziristan Agency, local sources have said.
Kabul, Apr 20(ANI): US ambassador to Afghanistan Ryan Crocker has called on Pakistan to target the Haqqani Network, saying there was "no question" that the group mounted recent co-ordinated attacks on Kabul and other areas over the weekend.
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): US Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta, claimed that the United States was 'within an inch of war almost every day' in the region around North Korea, and need be 'careful' about what they do or say.
Moscow, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea has reportedly threatened military action against South Korea unless Seoul apologises for "insulting" the centenary celebrations of Pyongyang's late founding leader Kim Il-sung.
Moscow, April 19 (IANS /RIA Novosti) South Korea has put into service a new long-range cruise missile, capable of striking missile sites or nuclear installations in any part of neighbouring North Korea, reported Yonhap news agency Thursday citing a senior army officer with the South Korean defence ministry.
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Rihanna's fans were shocked when the singer tweeted a picture that appeared to show her taking drugs.
London, Apr 19 (ANI): The oceans were loaded with life 600 million years ago, but the simple, soft-bodied creatures would have been hardly recognizable as the ancestors of almost all animals on Earth today, researchers say.
Agartala, April 19 (IANS) A prompt response from fire service personnel averted a major disaster here after they successfully contained an Ammonia gas leak from a local cold storage, officials said here Thursday.
Agartala, April 18 (IANS) Aadhaar cards, the unique, 12-digit identification numbers given to residents of India, will soon be pressed into financial and banking services, to begin with in 50 districts, a top official said here Wednesday.
Pyongyang, April 18 (ANI): North Korea has said that it would continue to launch satellites and is not obliged to follow the major agreement with the United States.
New Delhi, Apr 17 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram has said that the Central Government is willing to support steps taken by the State Governments in the fight against the Naxals.
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Monday has decided to tighten grip over already zeroed North Korea for its attempt to test long-range ballistic missile albeit the test became failed.
United Nations, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has strongly condemned North Korea's rocket launch, calling it a serious violation of UN resolutions.
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) China has called for more dialogue and consultations after the UN Security Council (UNSC) Monday strongly condemned North Korea over its failed satellite launch, Xinhua reported.
New Delhi, Apr 16 (ANI): Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Monday lashed out at the proposal to set up the NCTC (National Counter Terrorism Centre), saying the Central Government was trying to encroach upon the rights of the states.
Pyongyang, Apr 16 (ANI): North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has vowed to continue placing military matters above the economy.
Pyongyang, Apr 16 (ANI): A dozen officials from Iran's controversial ballistic missiles programme visited North Korea last week to observe its latest rocket launch, which ended in failure, it has emerged.
Agartala, April 16 (IANS) An elephant, that entered the northeastern state of Tripura from neighbouring Bangladesh, has triggered panic among people in Agartala, a senior forest official said here Monday.
Washington, April 16 (ANI): An auction house has sold various Titanic remnants to mark the centennial of its sinking.
Pyongyang, April 15 (IANS) North Korea Sunday held a military parade here to celebrate the 100th birth anniversary of the country's founder Kim Il-sung.
Agartala, April 15 (IANS) The Tripura government Sunday launched an ambitious programme to make its capital Agartala a Hepatitis free city, considering northeastern India's vulnerability to this highly contagious disease.
Washington, Apr 15(ANI): A reduction in the US drone strikes in Pakistan in recent months reflects success in targeting senior al Qaeda operatives and forcing militants "underground," a US official has claimed.
Agartala, April 15 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, who along with a few other chief ministers had forced the central government to convene a special meeting on setting up of National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC), left here Sunday to attend Monday's crucial meet in New Delhi.
Washington, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama criticised the North Korean leadership Saturday for spending millions of dollars on rockets "that don't work", while the country's population is "starving".
Washington, April 14 (ANI): International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea and the International Ice Patrol (IIP) is planning to launch a new generation of public good satellites to monitor icebergs in Arctic in an effort to prevent another Titanic disaster.
Moscow, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A powerful blast at around Friday midnight hit an about 240-km long natural gas pipeline connecting Azerbaijan and Russia.
United Nations, April 13 (IANS) The UN Security Council Friday started an emergency closed-door session on how to respond to the satellite launch by North Korea.
Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov Friday opposed new sanctions against North Korea after the country's much-hyped rocket launch failed.
London, April 13 (IANS) Flights were temporarily halted Friday in London's second largest airport Gatwick after a hot air balloon flew into its airspace.
Pyongyang, April 13 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was Friday elected the first chairman of the National Defence Commission, on the same day a satellite launched by the country broke into pieces after lift-off and fell into the sea.
Agartala, Apr 13 (ANI): To promote cultural relations, tourism, and business with Orissa, Tripura recently hosted a ten day long Orissa festival.
Pyongyang, Apr 13 (ANI): North Korea may conduct its third nuclear weapon test to restore its honour, after the failed launch of an Uhna-3 rocket, analysts have claimed.
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) India Friday voiced serious concern over a rocket launching attempt by North Korea and asked Pyongyang to refrain from such steps that adversely impact peace and stability in the Korean peninsula.
Pyongyang, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Reports that a North Korean rocket plunged into the Yellow Sea Friday morning will not spell the end of North Korea's rocket programme, said a space and aeronautics expert from Pyongyang Friday.
Beijing, Apr 13 (ANI): The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Friday confirmed the failed launch of the 'satellite' which it fired Friday morning and announced that the rocket did not enter the preset orbit.
Pyongyang, April 13 (IANS) A North Korean satellite, which South Korea calls a "ballistic missile", failed to enter orbit after its launch Friday morning, the official KCNA news agency reported.
Pyongyang/Washington, April 13 (IANS) Defying warnings from the international community, North Korea launched a long-range rocket into orbit Friday, reported CNN citing two US officials.
Pyongyang, April 13 (IANS) North Korea launched a long-range rocket into orbit Friday in defiance of warnings from the international community, reported CNN citing two US officials.
Washington, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The G-8 foreign ministers have urged North Korea to honour its commitments and cancel the launch of its rocket later this week, the US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, has said.
Agartala, April 12 (IANS) Six Indian firms have expressed their keenness to participate in the first gas-based fertilizer plant of the state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) in Tripura, a senior company official said here Thursday.
Tokyo, April 12 (IANS) The lower house of Japan's parliament Thursday approved a resolution against the planned satellite launch by North Korea this month.
Pyongyang, April 12 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been appointed chairman of the central military commission of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea (WPK).
Agartala, April 11 (IANS) The demand to repeal the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), which gives sweeping powers to security forces deployed in disturbed areas, was reiterated by a cross-section of tribal parties here Wednesday.
Beijing, April 11 (ANI): China has renewed its call for moderation after North Korea had earlier made it clear that its planned rocket launch is not an act of aggression.
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Lady Gaga is gearing up for another world tour as she announced the dates for the European leg of her 'Born This Way Ball' tour.
Pyongyang, April 11 (IANS) North Korea is ready to launch a satellite, an official said Wednesday.
Pyongyang, April 11 (IANS) North Korea is ready to launch its satellite, an official said Wednesday.
Tokyo, April 10 (IANS) Visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron and his Japanese counterpart Yoshihiko Noda Tuesday agreed to jointly develop military equipment.
Pyongyang, Apr 10 (ANI): North Korea is willing to sacrifice much-needed US food aid by ignoring America's warming on conducting missile tests in order to strengthen popular support for the country's new leader, Kim Jong-un, according to analysts.
London, Apr 10 (ANI): Liverpool striker Andy Carroll has admitted that he is struggling to cope with the pressure of the 35 million pound price tag, which made him the most expensive British footballer last year.
Pyongyang, Apr 10 (ANI): Over 150,000 North Koreans have been held captive in a Soviet-style hidden gulag in the country, despite the communist government's denial that it holds political prisoners, a new report has revealed.
Agartala, April 10 (IANS) At least seven people, including two children and an elderly man, were killed and over 30 injured as cyclonic storms accompanied by rains lashing several parts of Tripura since Friday left behind a trail of devastation, officials said here Tuesday.
Pyongyang, April 10 (IANS) The launch of a satellite by North Korea will not harm the region and neighbouring countries, an official from the Korean Committee for Space Technology said here Tuesday.
Washington, April 10 (IANS) The planned satellite launch later this month by North Korea was provocative, the US government said Monday.